Even Sarah Palin didn't get why John Kerry brought her up at the DNC, telling Neil Cavuto on the Fox Business Network that she thought Kerry "diminished himself" by mentioning her.
“I think he diminished himself by even mentioning my name," Palin said. "How does he even know my name? I mean aren’t these guys supposed to be these big wig elites who don’t waste their time on the little people like me -- me representing the average American."
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